Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 68 73
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 62 112 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.59% 4.26% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.63% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 50 101 67
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £59,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.72% - +11.11%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,253 2,419 2,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.95% 92.01% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 1,872 1,737
Cambridge median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,338 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.16%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) C#
3 26 (41.94%) Linux
4 23 (37.10%) Python
5 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
6 18 (29.03%) TDD
7 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (27.42%) GitHub
8 16 (25.81%) Degree
8 16 (25.81%) C++
9 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
9 15 (24.19%) Open Source Development
10 14 (22.58%) BDD
11 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 12 (19.35%) TeamCity
12 12 (19.35%) OpenStack
12 12 (19.35%) User Experience
13 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (17.74%) NCrunch
13 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
13 11 (17.74%) ReSharper
13 11 (17.74%) Informatics
13 11 (17.74%) Java
13 11 (17.74%) Unix
13 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
14 10 (16.13%) OO
14 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
15 9 (14.52%) Ruby

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.35%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Odoo
1 1 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) GitHub
2 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
1 2 (3.23%) IPv4
1 2 (3.23%) IPv6
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) MariaDB
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) HBase
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Power BI
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) TeamCity
2 11 (17.74%) NCrunch
2 11 (17.74%) ReSharper
2 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.90%) Selenium
4 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.06%) Bugzilla
7 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.23%) JUnit
9 1 (1.61%) GitLab
9 1 (1.61%) Gradle
9 1 (1.61%) Hudson
9 1 (1.61%) Maven
9 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.90%) Law
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
1 23 (37.10%) Software Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Software Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Software Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Systems Architect
5 7 (11.29%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Development Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Development Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Python Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Node.js
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.06%) pytest
4 4 (6.45%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) RESTful
5 3 (4.84%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.23%) JSON
6 2 (3.23%) Kafka
6 2 (3.23%) LAMP
6 2 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) WCF
6 2 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (1.61%) Django
7 1 (1.61%) Flask
7 1 (1.61%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 12 (19.35%) User Experience
3 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.06%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.06%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.61%) 3D Printing
7 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) CentOS
4 2 (3.23%) Fedora
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 22 (35.48%) Test Automation
3 18 (29.03%) TDD
4 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.19%) Open Source Development
6 14 (22.58%) BDD
7 13 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (17.74%) Informatics
8 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
9 10 (16.13%) OO
10 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
12 7 (11.29%) DevOps
13 6 (9.68%) Coaching
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (9.68%) Scrum
13 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
14 5 (8.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) C#
2 23 (37.10%) Python
3 16 (25.81%) C++
4 12 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 9 (14.52%) Ruby
7 6 (9.68%) C
8 5 (8.06%) Perl
9 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.45%) SQL
10 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
11 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.61%) AWK
12 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) KVM
2 5 (8.06%) QEMU
3 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.23%) Icinga
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) WorldPay